for the federal government's response. >> obama: places like newark, new jersey, for example, where you've got 80% 90% of the people without power. we can't have a situation where that lasts for days on end. my message to the federal government... no bureaucracy. no red tape. get resources where they're needed as fast as possible. >> jennifer: on the political side we're seeing changes to early voting in connecticut maryland north carolina, west virginia washington, d.c. and virginia. new jersey and new york are also considering changes. now, the damage wasn't limited to new jersey. there was massive property damage of course, and loss of life in new york. for the latest from america's biggest city, let's bring in current tv correspondent david shuster in new york city tonight. david, welcome back inside "the war room." >> governor, it is good to be with you in a city that never sleeps it is now being forced to take a very long nap. the subways are closed. officials say they're going to be closed for at least a week.